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Syracuse University Libraries

Drama and Theater Resources: Performance Reviews & News

News & Magazines

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On & Off Broadway & London news, shows, features

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Auditions, casting calls, news & reviews

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Film, television, theater & entertainment news

American Theater

Performance Review Websites

Performance Reviews in Journals, Magazines, and Newspapers

  1. Go to the advanced search.
  2. in a keyword search box at the top, enter the name of the show (e.g. "Sweeney Todd")
  3. Under Document type, click "Performance Review," "Performance Review-Favorable," "Performance Review-Mixed," or "Performance Review-Unfavorable." If relevant, use document type of "Theater review," "Dance review," "Music review,"  "Opera review," or "Recording review."

Historic Reviews in Print